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University of Chicago

Molecular Dynamics of Glassy Materials

Caption: Fast-acting molecules organize themselves more randomly (left) under certain temperature conditions than slower-acting, more systematically organized molecules. The more systematically organized molecules (right) lend greater stability and technological value to glassy materials.

Credit: Created for the Institute of Molecular Engineering by Peter Allen

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